Family mediation scheme to help thousands more parents

  • Extra funding triples investment into Government mediation scheme since launch last year
  • 4,400 vouchers already used to resolve disputes such as those involving financial or contact arrangements for children
  • 77 percent of cases reach whole or partial agreements away from family courts

The extra investment is expected to help more families resolve disputes away from court, such as those involving financial or contact arrangements for children and takes investment in the initiative to more than £3m since its launch in March last year.

Today’s funding will provide 2,440 additional vouchers

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